Grading the NFL announcing teams is not enough

Grading the NFL announcing teams is not enough

Every year the fine people at Awful Announcing do a poll to grade the announcers in the major sports.  A couple of days ago they released this year’s grades for all of the NFL announcing crews.  But something was missing. It wasn’t the announcing teams,...
Cut Mitch a little slack

Cut Mitch a little slack

All offseason the Bears media and Bears fans were aligned in their proclamations to give Mitch Trubisky some time to settle into the quarterback job before they freaked out one way or the other. That was never going to be true, and sure enough panic buttons were...
Free ideas for the XFL

Free ideas for the XFL

So, Vince McMahon is proof of something the Cubs last reminded us of a couple of years ago with Chris Coghlan–a bad idea repeated is still a really bad idea.  He’s bringing back the XFL, the league that brought us guys paralyzing themselves chasing after...
Bearly Pondered – Texans curb stomp Bears

Bearly Pondered – Texans curb stomp Bears

Another exciting season of Bears football is underway and…well, OK, another season of Bears football is underway. The long slog towards 7-9 began in Houston, site of this year’s Super Bowl.  As members of the NFL Players Association, Bears players can...